Orientation:

As a reminder, all students will attend a remote orientation from Wednesday, September 16th through Friday, September 18th.  During these days, students will be introduced to their teachers, become acclimated with remote and in person learning expectations, and be given a preview of the curriculum in each content area.

 

The start times for each orientation day are:

  • Grade 6- 9:00 am each day

  • Grade 7- 10:00 am each day

  • Grade 8- 11:00 am each day

Each day of orientation will be at least an hour.


Families will receive either an email or a phone call from your child's teachers providing them with  the student's house, class and information to log into their 104 Google accounts. Each orientation day, students will need to log into their 104 Gmail accounts. The format for their Gmail account is firstinitiallastnamelast4digitsofID@104m.org and the password is the student ID/OSIS number.

104 Gmail setup:

Each school day, students will need to log into their 104 Gmail accounts. The format for their Gmail account is firstinitiallastnamelast4digitsofID@104m.org and the password is the student ID/OSIS number. Please click here for a tutorial video.

 

Blended Learning - In-person Calendar:

Please click on this calendar link (Sept/Oct)for an in-person cohort calendar. Students should only report to the physical school building during their designated cohort day. Students will continue to attend class remotely when they are not scheduled to be in the building.

Class Schedules by Cohort:

Please click here for a list of class schedules by cohort.

Each class section has its own link with its own schedule. For those students in blended learning, you will find schedules are broken down for in person days and days in which they will be learning remotely. Please be advised that while we believe these schedules to be finalized as of this time, they are subject to change if an unforeseen circumstance arises. As I mentioned in parent meetings previously, our programming for this year has been adjusted due to the unique circumstances of the hybrid learning model. We have had to adapt our programming practices to ensure that class capacities for in person learning were adhered to, as class size limits in remote only classes were met, and most importantly, providing students with live instruction from an MS 104 teacher. We are unable to change student schedules due to these circumstances. We have put together programs that are thoughtful and provide students with as much of the usual content as they would normally receive. I thank you for your understanding regarding this matter.

 

Important Forms:

Please click the below forms to submit them.

Emergency Contact Card

Technology Policy

Consent for Photo/Video

Frequently Asked Questions:

Please click here for a list of FAQs and answers. 

 

Technology and Book Drop Off:

If you signed out a MS104 laptop this past spring and will not need to continue to borrow it please return the device Wednesday, 9/16, and Thursday, 9/17  between 11:30 am-1:30 pm as these devices are essential for the upcoming school year. 

 

Additionally, if you have any textbooks, books from classroom libraries and/or the school library borrowed from MS104, please drop them off during the time frames noted above. 

 

To any families with recent graduates from Baruch, any items belonging to school must be returned at this time. Thank you for your cooperation! 

 

Tables for returning laptops and books will be located outside of the main entrance. 

 

Student Belongings:

If your child has belongings they need to pick up from their previous homeroom closets, they may come to the school building starting at 2pm-4 pm Wednesday, 9/16, Thursday 9/17 or Friday 9/18. Students will line up (6 ft apart) outside of the main entrance. Students will be escorted individually to pick up their personal items.

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Guidance Counselor Message:

 

Dear Families,

 

We know as a community this has been a trying time, and we will come together to support our students and maintain consistency with supports as much as possible. 

 

Below you will find resources for  families to continue self care, as well as to help  students build coping skills and resiliency. 

 

Be well and stay healthy!

 

Best,

Guidance Dept.

 

 

Clinical and Supportive Resources from Child Mind Institute

(including telemedicine):

 

https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/

 


Contact information for counseling services through NYC WELL:

 

https://nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/crisis-services/know-who-to-call/

https://nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/find-services/

 

https://hitesite.org/search?category=14

 

 

Coping Skills  Resources:

 

https://www.calm.com

 

https://www.smilingmind.com.au/smiling-mind-app

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Simon Baruch Junior High School, MS104

Tel: 212-674-4545

Email: brivera@schools.nyc.gov

Address

330 East 21st Street

New York, Ny 10010